1972 in the environment
This is a list of notable events relating to the environment in 1972. They relate to environmental law, conservation, environmentalism and environmental issues.
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
11 reasons why Philadelphia was named a World Heritage city
The City of Philadelphia has been named the first World Heritage City in the United States. Taking place alongside the likes of Rome, Paris, Cairo, and Quebec, Philadelphia is now a part of the UNESCO...
$1.6 million ultimate luxury vacation - 2 years around the world visiting all 962 UNESCO sites
We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
New Additions To UNESCO World Heritage List
Each year, UNESCO inscribes new sites on its World Heritage List in recognition of their timeless value to humanity. The 37th session of the World Heritage Committee has resulted in 19 outstanding add...
World Heritage Sites
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World Heritage Sites - Modica - Sicily - Italy - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ferries to Sicily: http://ferriessicily.com/ Modica is a city and comune in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. The city is situated in the Hybla...
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Hohokam Pima National Monument
The Hohokam Pima National Monument is an ancient Hohokam village within the Gila River Indian Community, near present day Sacaton, Arizona. The monument features the archaeological Snaketown, design...
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World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 77 World Heritage Sites in nine countries (also called "state parties") of Eastern Europe; defined here to ...
World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity as an Aid to their Survival
The World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity as an Aid to their Survival (WCBESCAS) is the world's first conference on Captive breeding. Started by the Fauna and Flora Preservation...
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United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative
The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is a public-private partnership established between the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the financial sector. It cou...
Cinque Terre
The Cinque Terre ([ˌtʃinkwe ˈtɛrːe]) is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. "The Five Lands" comprises five vi...
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Okinawa Kaigan Quasi-National Park
Okinawa Kaigan Quasi-National Park (沖縄海岸国定公園, Okinawa Kaigan Kokutei Kōen) is a Quasi-National Park on the coast of Okinawa and the Kerama Islands, Japan. It was established as a Prefectural P...
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Parc naturel régional de Corse
The Regional Natural Park of Corsica (French: Parc Naturel Régional de Corse) is a natural park. It was listed in 1972 and then relisted for 10 years in June 1999. The Natural Park covers nearly 4...
Shibam
Shibam (Arabic: شِبَام‎) (often referred to as Shibam Hadhramaut) is a town in Yemen. With about 7,000 inhabitants, it is the seat of the Shibam District in the Hadhramaut Governorate. It is...
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The Limits to Growth
The Limits to Growth is a 1972 book about the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with finite resource supplies. Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and commissioned by t...
World Heritage Sites by continent
A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Orga...
World Heritage Sites by continent - Wikipedia
Blueprint for Survival
A Blueprint for Survival was an influential environmentalist text that drew attention to the urgency and magnitude of environmental problems. First published as a special edition of The Ecologist in J...
United Nations Environment Programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound ...
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Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972
Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (MPRSA) or Ocean Dumping Act is one of several key environmental laws passed by the US Congress in 1972. The Act has two essential aims: to re...
Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 - Wikipedia
Carcassonne
Carcassonne ([kaʁ.ka.sɔn]; Occitan: Carcassona, [kaɾ.ka.ˈsu.no]) is a fortified French town in the Aude department, of which it is the prefecture, in the Region of Languedoc-Roussillon.Occupied si...
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Nick Nuttall
Nick Nuttall is theHead of Communications and Outreach and Spokesperson for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change headquartered in Bonn, Germany.
Nuttall was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, ...
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United Nations Conference on the Human Environment
The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, Sweden in June 1972.When the UN General Assembly decided to convene the 1972 Stockholm Conference, at the initiative of th...